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Adolpho Birch III

Senior Vice President and Chief External & League Affairs Officer


Adolpho Birch is in his fourth season with the Titans. His responsibilities include league and legal affairs, government relations, DEI efforts, community impact and the Titans Foundation.

Since returning to Nashville, Birch has been a catalyst for enhancing the team's Community Impact footprint and reformulating the vision and reach of the Titans Foundation. He also has taken on a key role in the advancement of a new stadium and development along the city's East Bank, working with City and State officials and leading stakeholder engagement efforts throughout the state. 

As an advisor to Commissioners Paul Tagliabue and Roger Goodell, Birch held multiple senior-level roles during his 23-year tenure at NFL headquarters. Prior to joining the Titans, Birch served as the NFL's Senior Vice President of Labor Policy & League Affairs, overseeing the negotiation and enforcement of policies critical to the integrity of the game, including those on substances of abuse, performance-enhancing drugs, gambling and personal conduct. He also advanced the NFL's legislative and governmental efforts on key issues such as youth concussion prevention and treatment, the league's tax status and the FCC's blackout rule. Leading the NFL's player engagement efforts, he focused on continuing education, financial education, career development and clinical assistance designed to support player and employee off-field success.